Kinue "Cherry" (Sato) Riggins

September 1, 1932 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 89)


Kinue “Cherry” Riggins, 89, of Chillicothe, Missouri passed away in Independence, Missouri on January 03, 2022.

Kinue “Cherry” Riggins was born September 1, 1932 in Fukuoka Japan to Hiroshi Sato and Noshi Nakashima Sato. Kinue married Fredrick Riggins on March 9, 1957 in Japan. Kinue was a great seamstress. She loved to decorate cakes, knit, crochet and enjoyed traveling. Kinue loved to take care of everyone.

She is survived by her children, Shirley Goodin (Jack) of Sunrise Beach, MO; Jay D. Riggins (Robin) of Sault Ste. Marie, Canada; Edward Riggins (Lisa) of Utica, MO;  Nine Grandchildren;  Six great Grandchildren; brother, Catsunori Sato of Japan; sister, Nobuko Sato of Japan; brother, Takeshi Sato of Japan; several nieces and nephews.

Kinue is preceded in death by her parents, Hiroshi and Noshi Sato; husband Fred Riggins; grandson, Jeremy Gann; brothers, Masami Sato; Takashi Sato; and Fumio Sato.

Kinue and Fred Riggins will be laid to rest in Wheeling Cemetery graveside service at 12:00 P.M. on January 12, 2022.


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Graveside Service
January 12, 2022

12:00 PM
Wheeling Cemetery
Wheeling, MO 64688

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